Rs 44,094.62 cr for higher education, 100 labs, more resources for IITs, UGC and CU
According to a report released by the Union Education Ministry the enrolment in distance higher education is 45.71 lakh (with 20.9 lakh females).
CEO of Dev Insights, Paresh Kumar said that there are around five hundred government universities in India. Private universities and colleges cater to a large number of students in the country. Hence, the government should allocate funds for not just opening new IITs and IIMs but also to focus on how private institutions can be supported in building world-class institutions.